Planet Kepler-7 b

Name Kepler-7 b
Planet Status Confirmed
Discovered in 2010
Mass 0.433 ( -0.042 +0.041 ) MJ
Mass*sin(i)
Semi-Major Axis 0.06246 (± 0.00046) AU
Orbital Period 4.885525 (± 4e-05) JD
Eccentricity 0.1 (± 0.1)
ω 357.1 ( -2.8 +2.8 ) deg
Tperi
Radius 1.614 (± 0.015) RJ
Inclination 85.18 (± 0.076) deg
Update 2015-02-26
Detection Method Primary Transit
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection Method
Molecules
Primary transit 2454967.27599 (± 0.0002) JD
Secondary transit
λ
Impact Parameter b
Time Vr=0
Velocity Semiamplitude K
Calculated temperature 1586.0 K
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitude
Geometric albedo 0.32 (± 0.03)
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
Alternate Names

Star

Kepler-7
Name Kepler-7
Distance
Spectral type
Apparent magnitude V
Mass 1.36 (± 0.03) MSun
Age 3.5 (± 1.0) Gyr
Effective temperature 5933.0 (± 44.0) K
Radius 2.02 (± 0.02) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] 0.11 (± 0.03)
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 19:14:20.0
Dec2000 +41:05:23
Alternate Names
Planetary system 1 planet

More data

Observability Predictor

Remarks

23 Apr 2010: A possible secondary eclipse (47 ± 14 ppm) (Kipping & Bakos 2010)

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